The popular Brockport tradition of an Old Fashioned Fourth of July returns to the Morgan-Manning House for the 36th year this July 4, 2017.
This year’s event begins at 10 a.m. on the lawn of the house (located at 151 Main St.) with a flag raising ceremony and songs by the Brockport Summer Community Choir (directed by Liz Banner).
The Children’s Parade begins immediately after, at about 10:30 a.m. It features families and kids of all ages in patriotic attire riding or pushing tricycles, bicycles, strollers, carriages, and pulling wagons also suitably decorated. Join the parade around the block starting in front of Morgan-Manning House.
Following the Children’s Parade, a concert will begin around 11 a.m. The Brockport Community Concert Band (directed by Shawn Halquist) will play patriotic tunes, marches, movie themes, and
At 12:15 p.m., The Brockport Big Band will perform sounds of composers like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Stan Kenton from the 1940’s Big Band Jazz era.
Various Activities through the day include:
The Western Monroe Historical Society sponsors the Old Fashioned Fourth of July. Admission is free. For more information call (585) 637-3645 or visit www.morganmanninghouse.org.